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THE OMAHA DAILY BEE : MON DAY OCTOBER 10 , 1831
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EiBOSEWATER , Editor.
ZAwln Bnvli , Mnnncor of C'/t
L I'lorco In In Chorw nt the
A. II. ritchcorrc poil < ictandB'jlicito
IO-WA Irolds their elections to-moi
row. Thcro are BrM to bo never ;
"hundred < kraocrat n > lv. Iowa.
GUITEXTJ will 'oo carrlod from ja
"to tho'CourthotiBcfoi n bnrplnr pro <
cur. Ho will need a fire proof saf
-aftor1' ' "
inrontod an 180 hors
power dynamo machine. From all ac
counts Mr. Edison's electric light i
an 180'horso power failure.
A OLANOK.at both tickctavill con
vince xnny unprejudiced citizen c
'Omaha ' as to which ha * the groatc
clainiH on the respectable olcmenta c
DOCTOR MILLER always did cat'croi
well , and long practice has enable
Lira to swallow the dish prepared b
Saturday's convention. But in th
words of the immortal Burton , "h
doesn't hanker after it. "
A 'CiAnriCLD memorial hospital a
"Washington will afford an cxcollen
subject for another war between th
' 'regulars" and the "irregulars.
Bliss should be called upon at once t
talk the projectors to death.
RUSSIA and England both clnin
prior disco very of the now island ii
-tho Arctic sea. Wrangoll land is
most appropriate title for a discover ;
which IB likely to prove- the ( subjcc
of a now international wrangle.
NELSON W. Auiiucir , the no.w senator
ator from Rhode Island , is only fort ;
years of ago. Ho hai served in botl
branches rf tlio. legislature .of. Rhod
Island and wasamomboroflhoFortj
sixth and Forth-sovonth congresses.
MOUAT HALSTEA ] > , of the Cincir
nati CWmcueirtZ , prefaces a length
and interesting editorial on the noi
administration with the remarks the
if President Arthur should succeed i
icooping together the cabinet of Ooti
oral Garfield ho would do somothin
more than Garfield himself could hav
-done. Mr. Hnlstcad has rccontl
been in Now York , near the chief m
ocutivo , and his opinions upon comin
-changes in the admimstratipn dcriv
the weight duo to an observing pol
Ttieian and excellent channels of info :
mation. His conclusions ai
that Mr. MaoYeagh will roth
at once and resume his la
practice to bo succeeded by Mr. 1
Q. Browfltor of Philadelphia , a la wye
of high standing jsjid clear clinrach
-already engaged i\ ; the Star roul
cosjim. Mr. Bluino will bo invited t
.remain in the cabinet until Dccombi
when ho will bo ofl'orod the Englis
mission. His place will probably b
filled by Mr. Andrew D. White , lat
minister to Germany , or by ox-Som
tor Frolinghuysoii of-Now Jersey. Mi
Lincoln will probably remain wliui
lie is. It is understood that Mi
Windom desires to rotira 4ihis laure
ut once if at all and ho will prol
ably bo permitted to do so. Ex-Go\
onior E. D. Morgan of Now Yor
it mentioned as his probable succoi
or. Mr. Halstead thinks that tli
personal relations between Mr. Hut
and the president will secure his r <
iontion. Secretary Kirkwood will IK
remain longer than the opening of tli
regular scEston of congress. Pea
master General James had decided t
V * i
Jeavp the service of the government o
Juno 30th of next year , and , had 8
informed President GurGeld. It i
aiow believed that he will bo induce
to remain until that time with tli
present administration , wlum ho wi
retire to accept a , handsome bus
liens i offer which would bo in
prudent for him td n
fiiHo. The editor of tli
C'owweraV docs not believe that M :
Conkling will enter the cabinet. II
looki upon the death of Presidm
Garfield as to him u great politia
misfortune , , and Bays ho cannot g
into a'nunr made grave to make wa :
Uo will for the present devote hin
elf to the practice of the law , nn
would probably not decline the tondt
of the teat on the supreme beucl
which will Boonjbe vacated by Justic
' ' "
The democrats are sffliV8 \ SUCCCBS.
fill blunderers. The wmny ticket
nominated by them ' jjrftlWllny jg the
most stnpondous pol ! . nlundor that
has over been po i tcd by any
party in Douglas c Mtt jt The whole
ticket has fallen fuuipon | the public
i-ar , and o nhal M ] , BUrr | ccl if it
is buried under . r tjmmml majority
on the 8th of jfovomber. Onoortwo
of the candi * tl,9 might , if associated
with men o / ( responsibility and stand
ing , have inmdo a fair run , but the
company. jjcy ] mvo icon forced into
will drj ft ( ihem down like a niilMono to
the bo' , ( otnof the political dead soa.
Uegh' .ning with O'Kcefo mid go-
i"8 ( loam to Tcinnio , the
01111 Jidrttcs nro no match for
t" Air opponents. Wo said at the wit-
8 at of this county campaign that the
republican ticket was , upon the
wholu , n good deal stronger and better
than had been expected from the
class of men that nominated it.
Douglas county is republican by from
COO to 800 majority and it would
11 have talon a very strong ticket on
the democratic side to overcome that
majority. Wo "confess our surprise
at such a ( load give awny , but wo presume -
sumo the convention labored under
the delusion that any democrat would
bo elected this fall , owing to the sup
posed disaffection caused by the
Slocumb law among republicans nf
foreign nationality. In this they will
bo very much disappointed. There
is a good deal of disaffection
among this class of votorn ,
but there in a good deal more disaffec
tion among tax-paying democrats who
arc not directly interested in the
liquor laws which at best are in no
way connected with the county cam
paign. The people of this county are
not wedded to party in a purely local
inane but men don't desert their party
ticket when the opposition ticket IB
worse than their own. There was a
disposition among republican taxpayers
ers to drop Mr. Knight , who has been
in ofllco nine years and is a member
of a cloao corporation ring , but the
democratic candidate affords no
inducements for republicans to
scratch their ticket. With such blun
dering on the part of the democrats
the republican candidates have an
easy walk iiway , this fall.
POLITICS AND THE FARMERS.
The Farmers' alliance movement is
a most excellent one , and it ought to
effect a crcat and permanent good for
the producer , but the indications are
that it will travel the same crooked
road on which the grange was .lost.
Wo warn the alliance now , that if it
would live , it must kick out from its
lodges every man who commences to
chatter about politics. Kansai City
It is about time that nucli silly clap
trap should ceaso. The monopoly edi
tors who are so seriously alarmed over
the prospect of-our .farmers . taking an
active and' personal interest in poli
tics should at once show somn good
and suillciont reason for their views
or forever hold their peace. Mer
chants have organized in boards of
trade and chambers of commerce to pro
tect the interests of their business.
Manufacturers have joined in common
association to ward ofTcut-throat com
petition. Labor , through organized
oQort , has influenced the platforms of
political parties and induced the
passage of laws for mutual benefit.
Why then is it unwise and oven crim
inal , as some of the monopoly advo
cates would have us believe , for our
farmers to take stops looking to the
political protection of their interests
and the growth of a healthy sentiment -
mont in favor of measures grounded
on public necessity and vital to the
wolfnro of the producing classes of th'o
The outcry which those brass _ col
lared editors raise with such a
show of disinterested affection
will not deceive the producers of the
country. There is an urgent necessi
ty of political activity on the port of
our farmers , who in the post have
been the most conservative element
in the body politic. Tlioy have been
contented to leave to others the or
ganization of parties , the conduct of
primaries and conventions , nnd the
active work in legislatures and the
halls of congress. Their very con
servatism lias boon taken advantage
of to relegate them to n back
seat in our political Hystem ,
and they are now coolly in-
forniodthat they possess no rights
of independent thought on political
subjects which parties are bound to
respect. They aro.advised to kick all
men out of their ranks who "chatter
politics , " to let others do their think
ing ana to leave to party barnacles and
shysters the duty of unking nomina
tion ! ) to suit thoinselvL'H and to direct
the channels of legislation.
These disinterested gentlemen of
the brass collar brigade may ai well
undoratand that our farmers refuse
any longer to be classed as , more voting
ing cattle. They are reading and
thinking nion. They understand
their relations to the world's wealth
and the vast economical interests , of
which thoyarq the main stay.They have
boon silent long enough while power
ful associations of capital have banded
ogether to control legislation and in-
ilucnco the courts of justice for their
own aggrandizement at the expense of
the producers of the country , Plun
dered shumcfully and systematically
by the very men whom their votcn
placed in power , they now demand im
active participation in practical poli
tics. Ttiey do not dcairo to become
politicians , but they will insist that
their vital interests shall bo confided
only to man who nro known to bo in
strong sympathy with their views
and who in addition have the
moral backbone to vote and % vork in
their interests. The Farmer's Al
liance is the first practical movement
of the producers nf the west to take
active steps towards redressing the
grievances under which they suffer.
Chief among these because it affects
'every ' agriculturist in the country is
the transportation question which is
forcing itaelf into prominunco in the
political platform of the country. Our
farmers do not intend that this is.suo
shall become merely operative in plat
form declarations. They propose t
use tlicir voices and votes in com
pelling every candidate who
appeals for their support
in pledge himself to vote in
accordance with their views. They
will refuao to endorse any candidate
whoso previous connection with the
monopolies or whose political record
has shown them unfit for public con
fidence. In supporting nnd electing
able and honest men they propose
through them to secure laws restrict
ing monopolies , prohibiting discrim
ination and extortion and enforcing
an equitable system of taxation by
which corporations will no longer bo
able to shirk upon the shoul
ders of the people their
just taxes toward the support
of the state. This is in part the political -
litical program of our farmers. If
possible they will carry it out within
the lines of existing parties. If not ,
through their own organization. Of
ono thing the monopolies and such
monopoly advocates as Congressman
Van Horn , of the Kansas City Jbur-
nal , may bo sure , they will not bo flat
tered or frightened from their pnr-
[ ) oso. And when told to keep to their
proper places they will reply that
their proper place in politics is that of
every other American citizen with all
the duties and responsibilities which
such citizenship carries with it.
The telegraph announces that Gui-
toau will bo arraigned for trial to-dny
in Washington and that the line of de
fense as outlined heretofore will bo
that of insanity. Mr. Scovillo the
brother-in-law of the assassin declares
that ho shall take advantage of no
technicalities in the conduct
of the easa and 'that the trial
will bo Hquaroly on the testimony pre
sented. It will be his endeavor to
show that Guitoan's mind has been
unbalanced for years , that lie has
given abundant evidences of ncuto
mania prior to his shootinc of the
president and that for days before the
tragedy ho was suffering from an ex
cited state of mind which culminated
in an act of emotional insanity.
It will no doubt bo a relief to the
country to know that the case is to bo
narrowed down to so plain an issue.
The objection that Guiteau cannot bo
tried at Washington because his vic
tim died in Now Jersey is a more
technicality which , while untenable in
law , would have afforded opportunity
for endless delay through its discus
sion. Still more wearisome to court ,
jury and the public would bo the de
fense that the president died from im
proper surgical treatment. A defense
on this plea , while equally groundless ,
because in law a criminal is respon
sible for the result of hin acts , would
open the doors to u flood of conflicting
medical testimony which would delay
its trial indefinitely.
The simple fact for the jury to con
sider will bo whether the symptoms
of chronic dcad-bcatism exhibited by
Guiteau during his checkered career ,
his lack of truthfulness , his inordinate
vanity , his lack of prudence in the
conduct of his affairs and his final ex
hibition of malignity and vindictiveness -
ness constitute insanity under the
htws. The majority of unbiassed minds
will refuse to confound criminal
instincts with mania. If characters
such as Guiteau are to bo adjudged
insane our prisons should bo converted
into hospitals and our county jails
into insane asylums. But in the
present case this is for the jury to de
termine. If dultoau was * mentally
responsible at the time lie fired the
fatal shot in last July ho must bo con
victed of murder , sentenced and ex
ecuted. If ho was not responsible for
his acts ho cannot be made to suffer
the extreme penalty of the law.
IOWA BOILED DOWN.
OiOcftlooaa han organized n board of
Wolvc * arc abundant in Humboldt
Cedar Itaplilx IH likely to have another
extensive packing house.
Burlington lin-i forwtmltil over $ -100 to
the ( larfield Monument Fund.
A $1,700 steam heating apiiaratitH ii be-
in } ; put Into Amos' novr t > chuul hcmso.
A i > ork packing home , 20 by 00 foot ,
nno glory high , ia being put up in Le >
Mail eervlco en the Toledo nnd North-
wvHtorn ox far us Algona will begin ( in tlio
The Crawford comity fair had to be
Abandoned altogether on account of the
The JiivcnK | > rt woolen mill hau more
orders on hand tlmu it can 1111 In three
month * .
A child horn nt Anomosa lost month
at birth one pound and seven
rwncen. "lt body h ncarcely Inrgcr lli
tlmt ofaiuiulrrcl ,
A council of the American Legion of
Honor was organized In Burlington I tut
The Craig Coal company of Fort Dodge ,
capital $100,000 , has filed article * of Incor
On the occasion o ! the soldier1 rennlon
of Mnquokcta. the rlty wai illuminated
with 3,0 ( 0 Uliincfo lanterns.
A Freewill Hiptlftt church has been or-
gnnlred at llnllnml , HumboUlt county ,
with a membership of fifteen
The Lewis opera house , at DCS Molnc ,
was recently sold at nhenffn sale to Ocn.
Dtacll , trucBlee , for 820,000.
VaU hcadi of cattle nro now moving nnt
of the northwest connlict wlicro they
were pastured during the Mimmcr.
1'lnkoyc , the now howe disease , has
made It * appearance at OtUimwa. Conn'
cil ItluffK , nnd other ) > ointn In the state.
A farmer In .Taclwm county sold forty-
three ItogH recently whoso weight was ! ( ! . -
CGI txnind.i , or nn auTnge of 387J pountu
per hog ,
Hulliclonl capital In build the McGregor
and DCS Molnc * railroad has been secured
and the line will Lc through to Klkadcr
The Wabosh railroad hopH will bo lo
cated nt Kcoknk , arrangements to that
effect have been entered into with the rail
The Waterloo lltilhltng and Loan nnno-
elation ban assets amounting to $53,700.
That sum has been accumulated in forty-
three month" .
Mrs. Margaret Madtgan , who died in
DCS MolncH on the.'Id. was 102 years old.
Her husband is still living at the advanced
ngo of 110 yearc.
The coal product of Iowa for tho'ycnr
cniling- Juno wa1 * 1,572,123 tons. Coal
H found in 38 counties , in 21 ! of which the
mines are operated ,
The National Butter , Cheese and Kgg
association holds its anmial fair nt Cedar
Uaimls this year , beginning November 29
and continuing a week.
A MKitO ) < 'vsji -rt\\ > | ! (
Honal property , $3,058,092 , ,
J. K. Powers , register of the state land
office , propoios an excursion for Iowa vet
erans next April to the battle fields efFort
Fort Donelson , Nashville , Fort Henry
> T. Schnalen's jewelry store , Creston ,
was plundered of three gold watches and a
box of gold rings the other day. while the
proprietor was out getting a hill changed.
Two n en were caught with the plunder
The supreme court awards Peter Jeffrey
$5,500 from the Keokuk And Des Moincs
railroad company for loss of a lee by being
thrown from a flat car on which he was
standing. The accident was caused by the
engineer giving an "unusual jerk. "
Several property owners refuse to vacate
their premises , which stand in the right of
way of the Wabanh road through DCS
Molnes , and.thu shootinpr of railroad em
ployes is threatened. The property has
been lawfully condemned , but the ownen
refuse to accept the Damage fixed.
The storm of the 27th tilt , blew in the
west end of the main building of the stste
reform school at Elders , and the entire
roof was blown off. Only a few minutes
previous the boys had filed out for supper ,
and no ono wax banned. The brick walls
crushed in the floor as they fell. Loss ,
Monona County ( Jazetto : "Judge Oliver
has proposed in hit heart to plant 100
bushels of'walnuts every year as long as
he lives. Suppoao cvery other man would
do something1 in that tine every
year what an inheritance the next gener
ation would receive. All this country
lacks of being a paradise l timber , and
timber is ono of the easiest things to ob
The almost continuous rains that have
pro vailed'in ' the northern pnit of Iowa for
the past two weeks have swollen nil the
rivers to an unusual height , and have
played havoc with nil kinds of crops. The
corn cron has been blown down and lies
rotting upon the saturated ground. The
wheat and oat' unthreshednro growing in
the stacks , and unless weather comes that
will dry them out HO that they can be
threfhed they will be worthless.
The state capitol at Des Moines hai a
total length of 800 feet ; a total width of
210 feet ; length of wall around it , 1-KU ,
fet ; squnro feet of ground covered , C4 ,
850 ; height to top of cornice , 01 feet ;
height to top of main dome , 275 feet ;
heightof first story , 29 feet ; library , 52x
103 feet , 45 fee high ; height to top of
small domes , 101 feet ; height of basement
story , 13 feet ; senate chamber , 08x01 feet ,
42 feet high ; house of representatives , 7fix
01 feet , 4G feet high ; small rotunda. 40
feet in diameter. Expenditures to Sep
tember 2 , 1881 , 81,807.943.72 ; estimated
total cost , $2,500,000. The building when
completed will be lighted by electric light
requiring an engine of eighty horse power.
Pierce , alias Charles Hewlett , who was
t ilccn from the liloomington , 111. , jail and
hanged by a mob on Saturday , the 1st
hint. , for killing a deputy sheriff of McLean
county , was a native of Iowa , born in Ne
vada in 18il. ( and shortly afterwa'tl , in
company with his father , removed to Fair-
field. In 1874 ho was arrested for the bur
glary of the Rock Islaud station at Liber-
tyvil'e ' , for which crime ho WOK , in 1875 ,
sentenced to live yoara'in ' the reform school.
Ho was released from that institution be
fore the exphation of his term and re
turned to Falrfield. Ho was a student at
the Stito Agricultural college at Ames for
some time. After hid return from Ames
ho studied law in 1'airfiold until hin de
parture irom that city in the fall of 1879.
The commfaslon appointed by the lost
legislature to piocuro a design for a
bronze medal to he presented by the state
to every soldier who wont from Iowa to
fight for the union , has adopted the fol
lowing , which it will present to the legisla
ture next winter : The diameter one nnd
one-half inchex , niiil will depend by a link
from a strip attached to a pin by which
it can bo fastened to the coat. On the ob
verse nidi ) around the outer rim is the
motto of the state. "Our liberties wo prize :
our rights wo will maintain , 18GM8G5. "
In the center in a pode tal on which stands
a female , with one hand holding a wreathe
orthe head of a soldier in uniform , the
other hand holdii g a wreath for an ununl-
formed soldier. Tlio pedestal bears the
wonl "Iowa. " The reverse sid Inscribed
with : ' 'The state of Iowa to Iowa
volunteers , 1881.1'
A Logical Reftiial.
Teia * SlKlnite ,
Qabo Snodfjrass recently applied to
Itev. Aminidab Ulodao , of the Blue
Light Austin Tabernacle , for some pe
cuniary assistance. "I jess can't do
it , " replied Parson Blodsn ; "I has to
support my poor ole mudder. " "But
your poor ole niuddor ways you don't
do nuilhi lor her. " "Well.dcn , cf I
don't do nuilin for my poor ole niud
dor , what's do use ob an outsider like
you tryin' to make mo shell out ) "
Worthy ot Prnlio.
As a rule wo do not recommend pa
tent medicines , but when wo } ; no\v of
ono that really is n public benefactor ,
and docs positively euro , than wo con
sider it our duty to impart that infor-
mution to all , Electric bitters are
truly a most valuable medicine , and
will surely euro Biliousness , Fever
and Ague , Stomach , Liver and Lidnoy
complaints , oven where all other rem
edies fail. Wo know whorooj wo
sneak , and can freely recommend to
all , ( Ex. Sold ut DO cents a bottle
JL.Iah & MoMHhon , (4) ( )
THE SOCIAL BUDGET.
Which Contains a Few Notes
of Local Interest.
The Eeception to H. H. M ,
Kalakaua at Judge
The Standard Club's Opening
Party Marital Melange.
Sorlal Notes nnd Stray Porson-
A WEDDING IN HIGH
There can bo no doubt that the
social season has opened. In almosj ,
ovcry circle into which Omaha society
is divided , active preparations .aro
boinf , ' made for coming events and the
dressmaker is the most entertaining
and interesting acquaintances of the
ladies. The committees of the clubs
are holding lengthy consultations re
vising lists of membership , scrutiniz
ing now applications and perfecting
details for the coming winter. Heads
of families are figuring over the prob
able cxpcnso of parties which must bo
given , and the cartcrcrs and liverymen
are rubbing their hands over the
THE KALAKAUA KBUEITIOX.
Tlio most rcc/icrcc event of the past
week was the reception to his
Hawaion majesty King Kalakaua ,
which was given on Thursday evening -
ing at "Cortland , " the homo of Hon.
and Mrs. J. M. Woolworth , on St.
Mary's avenue. During her trip lost
year to Australia and thu Sandwich
islands , Hiss Woolworth was the re
cipient of marked attentions by King
Kalakaua at Honalulu , nnd his visit
to Omaha was made with the expressed -
pressed purpose of paying his regards
to the f.imily. Owing to thoexhaust-
ing round of festivities which Kala
kaua had experienced during hin visit
in the east , ho especially requested
that no general reception bo tendered
him , and the gathering on Thursday
evening was largely composed of
the young , unmarried friends
of Bliss Woolworth in Oma
ha. Nearly seventy-five invitations
were issued but owing to the
shortness of time elapsing be
tween the receipt of the invitations ,
and Thursday evening less than thirty
wore present. The entire affair was
strictly informal. The dancing was
opened with a lancicr.s , in which his
Majesty and Miaa Woolworth led the
set. Subsequently opportunity was
afforded all the other ladies present
to boost of having danced with royal
ty. The guests present were as fol
lows : Bishop Clurkson , Col. andMra.
Chase , the Misses Butterficld , Roddis ,
Hall , Ross , Jowott , Hambloton , Ly-
man , Jackson , Summers , Franklin ,
Harboll and Mrs. Hambleton , and
the Messrs. Clarkson , Scott , Beach ,
Barr , Ross , Berlin , Davis , Jones ,
Summers , Morris , Crary , Ringwalt ,
Millapaugh , Chase , Patrick and
Mrs. Woolworth was dressed in an
elegant black uros grain silk trimmed
with Spanish lace ; jet jnwolry.
Miss Woolworth wore a beautiful
pink brocaded silk.
Miss Jewutt shone in an exquisite
white silk dress en train corsage cut
Miss Butterfield an elegant imported
Mins Fannie Butterliold a handsome
toilet of dark and light blue plaid
Miss Summers was dressed in cream
colored silk and grenadine.
Miss Jacobson wore a becoming toilet
of white muslin with train trimmed with
Miss Lyman , blue silk.
Mies Franklin , black silk.
Miss Itoddos was becomingly
dressed in a canary-colored silk , with
merricount lace ; antique Roman juw-
MI'BS Hall appeared in an exquisite
dress of cream colored nun's veiling ,
trimmed with white satin.
Mrs. Hamilton was attired in a
dress of nun'n veiling and Spanish
Miss Ross was handsomely attired
in a beautiful bbck brocaded silk and
The music was furnished by the
Musical Union oichoatra.
KTANDAKl ) CI.U11.
The opening party of the Standard
club was held on NYudnesday evening
at their rooms on Fifteenth street.
An unpleasant evening made the at
tendance smaller than would other-
wisp have been the ca.se , but a most
delightful evening was spent by those
who were 'fortunalo enough to bo
present. Among the guests of the
evening were : Mr. nnd Mrs. Max
Meyer , Air. and Mrs. M. Hell-
man , Mr. and Mrs. E.
1'oycke , Mr. and Mrs. M , Goldsmith ,
Mr. and Mrs. Culm , Mr. mid Mrs , 0.
B. Horton , Mr. and Mis. L. H. Korty ,
Mr. and Mrs. Ben Newman , Council
Bluife ; Mr. and Mrs. John R. Man-
cheater , Mr. and Mrs. Henry Pundt ,
the Misses Adams , Calm , Keolucr ,
Tzschuck , Lange , Krug , Lehman ,
Rosonthall and Pundt ; tiio Messrs.
Fisher , Kaufir.ann , Peavy , A. Meyer ,
Julius Meyer , Sauor , Culm , M. Meyer ,
Festnor , Leywuld and Tzsohuck.
rOUF. I'JNNKV'H Ot'KNINO.
The opening of Prof. F. L. Pin-
noy's dancing academy , which was
also the opening ball in the now Gen-
ral Hall , took place Thursday oven-
ing. A largo and fashionable party
was in attendance. The hall is ono
of the best in the city , and will
doubtless bo well patronized during
the present season ,
Mr. Robert Harrison and Mis.i
Nannie McNmimra were united in the
holy bonds of matrimony on Tuesday
by the Rev , Dean Millapaugh. Mr.
and Mrs. Harrison left immediately
for a bridal tour in Minnesota.
The wedding of Dean Millspaugh
and Mrs , Hambleton , daughter of
Bishop Clarksou , will take place on
the 20th mutant , at Trinity church , at
8 o'clock in the morning. No cards will
bo issued , but the doors of the church
will bo thrown open during the cere
mony. At the conclusion of the ser
vices thu bridal couple will loaxo on
the morning train for Faribault ,
Fairview clnirch , Sorpy county ,
witnessed a very intercstim ? scnno on
Thursday evening , September 20th ,
In thodoublo wedding of the two sis
ters Louisa nnd Celia Fox , Mr. Al
len Hamilton was the happy groom of
Miss Louisa Fox , and Mr. George W.
Miller of Miss Celia Fox. The brides ,
as usual , looked charming. Rev
Van Duzor , the officiating clergyman ,
performed the double service in a par
ticularly impressive manner.
Cards arc out for the wedding of
Dr. L. B. Grnddy , of this city , to
Miss Bottio Warren , of Lexington ,
Tennessee. The ceremony will take
place at the residence of the bride's
parents , on Wednesday , October 12 ,
at 8 o'clock n. m. , and the happy
couple will at , once start for their fu
ture homo in this city. The congrat
ulations of a host of friends in Oma
ha will meet the doctor upon his re
Have you danced with a real king ?
A Gorman in North Omaha is in
process of pronaration.
The next Standard party will take
place on the 19th.
The Sans-Ceromonio give tlioir
opening party in Standard hall on the
The first PleasantHours , party is
booked for November 2.
Van John is becoming quite the
rngo in small and select circles of
Mayor Chase and family attended
dinner with King Kalakaua and suite
at the homo of Judge Woolworth on
The prospect of Mr. A. E , Touza-
lin's departure from our city is causing
a most uuploasant sensation in Omaha
Gcorgo Mills has cone to Chicago.
Mrs. C. E. Yost and daughter loft
on Thursday for Clifton Springs , New
Mrs. D. O. Clark is at Rock
Springs , Wyo.
Gen. Williams and family have re
moved to Chicago.
Mrs. S. G. Mnllctte is visiting in
Mrs. P. E. Ilor is home from the
Mrs. Levi Carter is once more
among her friends.
Mr. Charles E. Squires visited St.
Louis to witness the Veiled Prophets'
Mrs. M. C. Nichols , of Lnraniic , is
visiting her brothor-in-huv , Supt.
Nichols , of this city. ,
General Crook and J. S. Collins are
hunting in Wyoming.
Mrs. Estabrook and Mrs. 11. C.
Clowry are at homo , after a pleasant
tour through Colorado.
Hon. A. J. Poppleton has returned
from his trip to California.
Mrs A. Cahn has returned from a
visit to Now York and Philadelphia.
Mrs. L.M. . Bennett is once more
at homo , after an extended trip
through the oast.
Miss Windsor , who lias been vissit-
ing Miss Megeath , has returned to her
bomo in Virginia.
Mrs. W. A. Paxton has gone to
Racine , Wisconsin.
Mr. and Mrs. S R. Johnson have
returned from St. Louis.
Miss Nellie Wakely is spending a
few weeks with friends in Cincinnati.
Miss Carrie Mil lard is paying a
visit to friends in Detroit.
A marriage , ono of the contracting
parties of which is well known in our
city , took place in Now York on Thurs
day of last week , when Miss Lucretia
Thatcher Perry , the oldest daughter
of Quartermaster-General Perry , of
tlio military division of the Atlantic ,
was ' united in marriage to
Dr. Heiry Fairfield Osborn , of
Princeton college , The ceremony
took place at St. Cornelius Episcopal
Chapel , Governor's Island , and was
performed by the Right Rov. Alex
ander C. Gurrett , Bishop of Toxus.
To the music of the wedding
march from "Lohengrin , " the bridal
party entered the church , the ushers
preceding , the bride following , and
leaning on the arm of her father. Tlio
bride wus dressed in rich white Ha tin ,
tulle veil , and orange blossoms , and
her train was berne by two little girls
in white. She wore scarcely any
jewelry. The groom , with William C.
Osborno , his bust man , caniu next ,
and ufter them the bridesmaids , Miss
MoWhorter , Miss Gauahl , and Miss
McKeover , cousins of the bride , and
Miss Sackott , Miss Wiggin , and Miss
Rathbono. They were ull dressed in
white muslin , two carrying bouquets
of Jacqueminot roses , two of
lilacs , a > id two others of forgut-mo-
nots. The Third artillery bund from
Kort Hamilton , stationed outside the
chapel , struck up a lively march as
the party left the church for the homo
of the brido's father , where un informal
mal reception was held , lasting until 5
o'clock , The cuuple received the
congratulations of their many friends
standing bene.ith a beautiful marriage
boll of tea roses. An unusually largo
number of persons prominent
in military , civic and social
circles were present , among whom
were Miijor-Uon. Hancock , Gens.
Ciittondcn , Arnold , and Clark , Col ,
Memlonlmll , Lieut llubbull , Capt ,
Whovten , ox-Secretary Hamilton Fish
and wife ; President James Me Cosh
nnd Profs. W. S. Sloano and William
B. Scott , of Princeton college ; Gen.
Fry and wife , Mr. and Mm. Fred
Stilrgos , Mr. and Mrs. Stuyvceant
Fisk , Mr. and Mrs. Samuel Sloan , Dr.
and Mra , Janeway , Mr. Russell Han
cock and wife , Lieut , and Mrs , Grif
fin , Mrs. Pierpont Morgan nnd
Mins Monmn , Mrs. Theodore Cul
ver , Mra , Jonathan Sturgus , Mr. 0. 0.
Cuylor , and Mr. Willhun Libboy , Jr.
Mr. William U. Osborn , brother of
the groom , and Messrs. William B.
Scott , Francis jr. Spoir , Dr. Charles
1' . Murray , and Mr. John A. Perry
acted as ushers , Among the numer
ous presents was an elegant English
China clock , presented by Mrs , Dick
inson , of Now York ; a silver dinner
service from Mr , Frederick Sturgos ; a
silvertca service from Mrs. W , H. Os-
borntho mother of tlio groom ; n china
lea sot given by Mr. 0. llollinger , and
n st of silver forks , spoon * , knives ,
itc. , from TMVa. Gen. Hunter , of
The groom U wealthy and hand
some nnd holds the assistant profes
sorship of biology at Princeton College -
logo , whore ho was graduated in 1877.
Ho afterwards studied in England , L
with Professor Huxley , and received
the dcirreo of 1' . 11. D. The newly flh
married couple will reside in Princeton - J
ton , where Mr. 'Osborn is about to f
erect an elegant residcnco. r
A Cabinet of n. Party or of n Faction
There are two ways in which a pres
ident may regard the formation of his
cabinet. Ho may regard it as the
strongest possible combination of his
personal friends and immediate polit
ical associates. This may bo e.illcd
the Grant theory of cabinet-making *
in accordance , with which it used to
bo said with truth that Gon. Grant
made up his cabinet as ho would his
stall' , that is , of his personal frionds.
His cabinet was short-lived and narrowly -
rowly escaped two impeachments.
On tlio other hand , the president
may regard his cabinet as the ideal
combination of the "strong men" of
the party who elected him , including
representatives of each great section
and of each wing and shade of opinion
in the party. The president may say
to himself : "I have been elected
by the republican party to carry out
its policy in government. 1
must have republican counselors , but
they must represent not a faction , but
tlio whole party. If I must bo the
president of a party , I will at least bo
the president of a whole party. " Thin
may bo called with justice the Hayes
theory of the formation of a cabinet ,
for when Mr. Hayes became president
ho did not appoint to his council
board a single man who could be
called his personal friend , and with
Sherman alone was ho measurably
acquainted. Ho took Evarts. Schurz ,
Dovens , Tompson and McCrarv- on
assumption that as men of eminence ,
integrity and experience ho would find ,
them of value as advisers and would
find it not impossible to hold intimate
personal 'relations with them , al
though they were strangers. Ho took.
Judge Key in a similar spirit and
from the opposite party o emphasize
the policy of conciliation. No cabinet
has over worked more harmoniously
than that of Mr. Hayes. Abraham
Lincoln followed the same policy in
1801. Ho called around him a cabinet
of strangers , of rivals , even , and of
great men , when a cabinet of personal
friends would have collapsed under
the tremendous pressure of events.
Gen. Garfield from his long experi
ence in national politics was in a very
different attitude from Lincoln and
Hayes. Ho counted many of the
ablest men in the party among his
personal friends , but Blaine was the-
only ono distinctively so whom ho
chose for his cabinet , and wo believe
that choice embarrassed his adminis
tration more than that of all the rest
of his cabinet , who were men of mere-
casual acquaintance with him. Our
history would show , if wo mistake not ,
that personal friends as a rule , or
friends of faction , have not made the
best cabinet material. Washington
in the beginning attempted to repres
ent all parties in his cabinet , but that
was almost before parties had formed
at all , and the two great parties of
the early time may be said to have
iluwcd in two streams from the source-
whoso issues he hoped to make one.
Since his disastrous experience , the
propriety of a partisan cabinet has
been admitted , but with an emphatic-
caution against further sub-division
and further denial of representation.
The people can abide a cabinet broad
ly representative of a great party , but
not the cabinet of a faction , the cabinet
of a part of a party.
The republicans therefore attributes
to modesty or to good-natured
thoughtlessness Attorney General
MacVeagh's recognition "to the fullest
extent of the propriety of President
Arthur selecting as his confidential
advisers gentlemen who had hereto
fore sustained relations , not only of
personal good-will ; but also ot poli
tical sympathy with him. " Is not
the president "in political sympathy"
with all "sympathy" to the class
described by Mr. MacVeagh ? Wo.
trust not , for the good of the country
and the success of President Arthur.
Jacob Martzolf , of Lancaster , X. Yh
saya your Si'inxu BI.OH.SOM worku well for
everything you recommend It ; myself ,
wife und children have all used it , nnd you
can't find a healthier family in New York
state. Oct. 5 , 1880. Price 50 cents , retail -
tail bottlea 10 cents. oct3eodlw
HAWZEYE PLAINING MILL CO ,
Des Moines , Iowa ,
Manufacturers of SASH , DOORS , BLINDS ,
BRACKETS , MOULDINGS , AO.
Great reduction In Bank Couiitcr § , Plans fur-
nliln-d , nnd word furnUhtxl In nil kinds of harder
or soft HO jd. Counters fliiUhcd in oil wlicii oe-
olri'il Shelving of all Kinds furnished and imt
Into bullcllni ; nady for paint on thort notlco ,
Our workmen are the bent mechanic * that can be
procured. Ba\o money by i'lU tr us your con
tract * .
Stairs , Newels and Balusters.
Our foreman In tills dei ailment wnj ) formerly
with Frost Manufacturing Co , 'Chicago , .
Ill * , and hai done uouia of thu finest Stair Aork
Orders by mall promptly attended to , (20 3m.
John G. Jacobs ,
( Formerly of GUh & Jacoba , )
No. ir.7 FarnhamSt. , Old Stand of Jacob Ola.
iTH at TelnvrnDhHnllcitnl au27.lv
GRAND OPENING !
Professor Klsher , ( from St. Louis ) Uanrlntf Ac
ademy. Standard Hall , cor Fifteenth and Farn-
ham , Tnoiday c\enliiK , September 0th.
( 'laasen for bottles and ( lentlemtiicommcncln
Tuesday t-vcnlnp September Oth ; classes * for
Misses and Masters , lommcncliiK SatunUy after
noon at 4 o'clock , claws for Kamllles. will bo
arranged to mlt tlio honorable patrons. Also
ballet dancing can be taught.
Terms liberal.and pcrloo satisfaction to scliol-
ar Riiar jnteed. ITUatu instruction * nil > 0lr-
en at the Dam ing Academy or at tlio ltlencc-
of the patrons.
Prhato orders may be left nt.Mo > Slejcr &
lro' ! -
010 , W. 1XUNI , A , C. CAlll-BELt.
DOANE & CAMPBELL ,
Attorneys -at-Law ,
8 w con. UTII & Douar.As STB. ,
Iv 21'tf OMAHA.
ucccesor to J , II Thlclo ,
No. SJO DoUKlar J5r. . O > Neb. .
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